This eye-opening documentary traces the roots of the famed Mexican holiday Día de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. Dating back to an Aztec festival devoted to a goddess known in English as "The Lady of the Dead," the day finds families and friends gathering to pray for loved ones who have passed on. In addition to capturing the vivid collection of food and macabre decorations, this film reveals traditions of modern-day celebrations.
Go to the heart of one of the world's largest pilgrimages, where throngs of believers trek to Mexico City to celebrate the 16th-century Marian apparition of the Lady of Guadalupe. The beloved virginal figure -- an important symbol for many Catholics -- is the star of this insightful documentary, which features stories of the people who pay tribute to the woman who once appeared to St. Juan Diego on the hill of Tepeyac.
Two Mexican-American gals in LA win a vacation in Mexico City in a talent show.